Category: Sports

Ghana president orders arrest of football assoc. chief over corruption.

Ghana president orders arrest of football assoc. chief over corruption.

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has ordered the immediate arrest of the country’s football association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, several local media outlets have reported. The charge for Nyantakyi’s arrest order is said to be defrauding by false pretenses. The president’s order is for all security agencies to search and arrest the Ghana Football [&hellip

Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico unveil preliminary squads.

Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico unveil preliminary squads.

Five-time world champions Brazil have named a provisional 23-player squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Tite’s list includes Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, as well as Manchester City defender Danilo, who replaces the injured Dani Alves. Shakhtar Donetsk forward Taison also made the preliminary squad for the South American giants. All squads are provisional [&hellip

Visiting Hull City praying for a win against Gor Mahia.

Visiting Hull City praying for a win against Gor Mahia.

This will be the second time in one year for Gor Mahia to play an English side having narrowly lost to Everton 2-1 in Tanzania English side Hull City is hopeful of getting a win against Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia at Kasarani Stadium on Sunday. Head of Hull City medical team Rob Price [&hellip

Real Madrid 2-2 Barcelona: What can Liverpool learn from El Clasico?.

Real Madrid 2-2 Barcelona: What can Liverpool learn from El Clasico?.

Sunday’s highly eventful Clasico, which finished as a 2-2 draw, showed Real Madrid at their best and worst, giving Liverpool fans reason for both optimism and concern for the Champions League final in Kiev on Saturday, 26 May. The chief hallmarks of this strange season for the Bernabeu giants have been inconsistency and unpredictability – [&hellip

Gallant Serengeti Boys lift Cecafa U-17 Youth trophy.

Gallant Serengeti Boys lift Cecafa U-17 Youth trophy.

National Under-17 side, Serengeti Boys won the Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) title after beating Somalia 2-0 in the final match in Bujumbura, Burundi yesterday. Serengeti Boys showed determination to lift the title from the onset as they pinned their opponents. They deservedly took the lead in the 25th minute, Edson [&hellip

Malinzi faces new charges as two more officials join.

Malinzi faces new charges as two more officials join.

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) yesterday substituted new charge sheet into fraud and money laundering trial against former senior officials with Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), adding two more accused persons and two counts of conspiracy and abuse of office. Accused persons joined are Miriam Zayumba, who was TFF Office Manager and Flora Rauya, the [&hellip

New York City’s Patrick Vieira will be on Arsene Wenger replacements shortlist.

New York City’s Patrick Vieira will be on Arsene Wenger replacements shortlist.

Patrick Vieira lined up to become Arsenal manager but Arsene Wenger will not be sacked even if he fails to lead club to Europa League triumph. Patrick Vieira is a serious contender to return to Arsenal as manager. The London club are looking for candidates to replace Arsene Wenger, who has endured a difficult season. [&hellip

Yanga march into group stage.

Yanga march into group stage.

Gallant Young Africans advanced into the group stage of CAF Confederation Cup despite losing 1-0 to hosts Wolaitta Dicha, in the return leg encounter at Hawassa International Stadium in Ethiopia, yesterday. Yanga progress into the next stage on 2-1 aggregate. The Jang- wani Street lads placed one leg into the group stage of continental second [&hellip

Neymar: World Cup return on cards for Brazil forward after recovery from broken foot.

Neymar: World Cup return on cards for Brazil forward after recovery from broken foot.

Brazil international Neymar hopes to be fit for this summer’s World Cup and says he will return to training from a broken foot on 17 May. The Paris St-Germain forward needed surgery on a broken metatarsal bone after being injured in a league game on 25 February. Brazil play their World Cup opening fixture against [&hellip

Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium in £70m revamp for 2022 Games.

Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium in £70m revamp for 2022 Games.

A £70m plan to expand Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium in time for the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been announced. The investment will boost the 40-year-old structure’s capacity from 12,700 to 40,000 and retain 20,000 seats after the event. The expansion would see it become the UK’s largest permanent athletics stadium outside London. Australia will hand over [&hellip